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not start out as a protest as u.s. officials originally claimed. >> it was a spontaneous reaction to what had just transfired in cairo. >> certainly we're going to get to the bottom of ambassador rice's false statement. >> if any administration official, including any career official, were on television on sunday, september 16, they would have said what ambassador rice said. >> tonight the latest on the search for answers. plus, a passenger accused of bringing one heck of an arsenal onto a flight to the u.s. a grenade, a hatchet, gas mask, body bags, and that is just the beginning. and a warning about phony air bags that could be dangerous in a crash. >> these are counterfeit air bags perpetrated and created by criminals. >> tonight what the feds say drivers need to know. i'm bill hemmer in for shepard smith. we begin with accusation of an adequate security at the libyan consulate where gunmen killed four americans including our ambassador. the former head of a u.s. military team in libya was among those ho testified before congress, lieutenant colonel andrew wood saying on september 11,
confirms the attack did not start out as a protest as u.s. officials originally claimed. >> it was a spontaneous reaction to what d just transfired i ir erlyreng et heotfmbdo rice's false statement. >> if any admintration official, including any career official, were on television on sunday, september 16, they would have said what ambassador rice said >> tonight the lateson the search forwe uspageus bringing one heck of an arsenal onto a flight to the u.s a grenade, a hatchet, gas mask, body bags, and that is just the beginning ar a y o b dro i a crash. >> these are counterfeit air bags perpetrated and created by criminals. >> tonight what the feds say drivers need to know. i'm bill hemmern srd it b wusn equate security at the libyan consulate where gunmen killed four americans including our ambassador. the former head of a u.s. military teain libya was among those ho testified before ngre, litena cel ewd ng o em11e cla ha n had enough security to protect the diplomats who worked there. >> the security in benghazi was a struggle and remained a struggle throughout my time
. plus, the u.s. supreme court begins a brand new term very his that could effect us all. >> gay marriage, affirmative action, voting rights. those just a few of the controversial issues that the top court is expected to tackle. but tonight could the healthcare law be back on the agenda? plus the u.s. military suffered its 2,000th death in afghanistan. three more american troops are dead in a bomb attack tonight, what the latest could mean for the america's war. >> and does anybody remember where we parked the car? but first from fox this monday night. the race for the white house both president obama and the republic presidential nominee mitt romney are out west right now getting ready for their first debate this wednesday. there are a total of three presidential debates scheduled. the first one at the university of denver set to focus on domestic issues. it comes as the new national poll from "the washington post and abc news finds president obama leading 499% to 47% nationally. that's well within the margin of error. but national polls don't actually tell it the whole story because thi
, reports of rules broken and punishments dodged. plus an incident at a u.s. naval base ends with an officer firing a shot and a suspect on the run. serious news there and much more politics ahead from the journalists of fox news on this tuesday fox report. 14 days and counting. where others fail, droid powers through. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them. and that their homeowners insurance protects them. [ thunder crashes ] it doesn't. stop pretending. only flood insurance covers floods. ♪ visit floodsmart.gov/pretend to learn your risk. >> shepard: state officials in massachusetts are raising major red flags about cleanliness at that pharmaceutical company that' deadly meningitis outbreak. they found visible black specs of fungus from certain medications from that company. according to their preliminary investigation, the company sent out drugs before ensuring they were actually sterile. what's more newly released state records show that inspectors warned abo
are unavoidable. the weapons found at his murder scene were traced to the u.s. run scandal we know as operation fast and furious. many involved in that scandal fear the same could be true here. however, deputies say in this case, no weapons were recovered and no suspects are in custody. we'll tell you the search continues. bill? >> what a tragedy that is. william lajeunesse working that story in los angeles. thank you. >>> some internal state department documents now giving us a closer look at how u.s. officials handle security in libya. only two months before the attack on our consulate in benghazi, which killed four americans. fox news has obtained news documents just as two top republican lawmakers sent a letter to the secretary of state hillary clinton. in that letter, darrell issa and jason chain asked how much the department knew about at least a dozen threats to our ambassador. what else are these lawmakers saying here? >> accounts from whistle blowers, top republicans claiming at least 12 security related incidents before the consulate attack, including this rpg attack in benghazi on ju
. >> shep: the high stakes showdown in danville. plus, a security officer at a u.s. embassy shot dead on his way to work. investigators say it looks to them like al-qaeda's most dangerous branch may be to blame. but first from fox this thursday night, two hours to go 'til the running mates face off here at center college in danville, ken condition. unlike other years, the analysts say this presidential debate could actually mean something. could be a crucial turning point in the race for the white house. one democrat is predicting joe biden will, quote, make mince meat of congressman paul ryan. something even president obama admits he did not do in his own debate with governor mitt romney last week. the governor has been gaining ground in the polls ever since. new faye from three key swing states from the "wall street journal" and nbc news. "wall street journal," the parent company of this network, or owned by the parent company. it shows governor romney closing the gap in virginia and ohio, with the president hanging on in florida. less than an hour ago, the tampa bay times and herald newsp
or otherwise in the building and launching of this drone. but it is worth remembering that a u.s. drone crashed in iran last year. the iranians are the -- at the time made no secret of their intentions of using it. using the technology from that drone to try to build one themselves. israeli officials obviously looking at it closely and likely to know pretty quickly whether or nottish ran was behind this. >> shep: thank you. the real concern across that region tonight, turkey's president says a worst case scenario is playing out in syria. it came as turkey's army fired shells at its one-time alley for the sixth day in a row. the turkish leader vow to do do anything necessary to protect his country and he called fort international community to help topple the syrian regime. turkey began attacking targets in syria last week after a mortar bomb strayed across the border, or at least they report it strayed. it could have been a target. we don't know. we do know it killed several turkish citizens, kellogg young boy. the united nations secretary general warned the violence threatens the entire region.
was not handcuffed but surrounded by five u.s. marshals. the judge read the complaint and issued an order of detention. the suspect now being held behind bars in brooklyn. he did not enter a plea. his next court appearance hasn't been set and court appointed attorney didn't d. not answer questions on her way out of here, jon. >> jon: what do we know about this guy. >> according to the fbi he came to the u.s. in january of this year with the sole purpose of creating some kind of terror attack against the united states. 21-year-old bangladeshy national named quasi mohammed asan nafez. he had ties to al qaeda. he also went on facebook they say to try to recruit jihadists to help with this terror plot to in his words destroy america. and undercover fbi agent contacted him and helped him collect what he thought was a thousand pound explosives. they load the material in the van. the undercover fbi agent drove it to the federal bank downtown while he assembled the detonator and allegedly attached it to the explosives. they parked the van next to a bank. they went to a nearby hotel and that's whe
. a nation watched as the candidates clashed over attacks that killed a u.s. ambassador. now each side continues to battle over the administration's response. >> to be clear, he was in the rose garden and he talked about acts of terror. >> the bottom line is i think the american people know the story keeps changing from this administration on libya. >> jon: tonight, the debate over the time line and the role of the moderator. plus, one of the world's most recognized brands cuts its ties with one of the biggest names in sports. and now as the doping scandal grows, word lance armstrong has stepped down as chairman of the cancer foundation he helped create. so what should the rest of us do with all those yellow bracelets? >> jon: we begin tonight with details of an attempted terror attack foiled in the heart of new york city and word that president obama was among the original targets. good evening. i'm jon scott in for shepard smith. hours ago, we learned federal agents arrested a man who they say was attempting to detonate a bomb right near the new york federal reserve. three blocks fro
than the 9-11 terror suspects and robert reid. the attorney general said he was pleased that he's in u.s. custody. >> finally here and so they will now face justice in american courts. i think that's a good finger. >> shep: if he's found guilty on all 11 counts against him, he could spend the rest of his life if prison. jonathan hunt is live with more. did we hear from the suspect today? >> we did, shep. but he didn't say much. asked by the judge, is your plea not guilty, he replied, yes, it is. other than that, we just saw the one eyed hook handed cleric whispering to his court-appointed attorney a couple of times. according to that attorney, he is less concerned about his trial, which is now set to begin next august, and more concerned about how he'll survive in jail until then without the full time use of his prosthetics, including that infamous hook. listen. >> i assume your prisoner will do what he can appropriate to he can have defend his case and take care of himself and eat and write and do what he has to do to survive in jail. >> of course, prison officials say they have removed
on the newly opened fastest highway in america. but first from fox this wednesday night, emails. emails show u.s. officials knew a group with ties to al qaeda had claimed credit for that it attack on our consulate in benghazi within two hours of the attack. now, fox news has learned state department emails went to officials in the white house situation room. at the pentagon, and in the office of the director of national intelligence. one of those emails reads embassy tripoli reports the group claimed responsibility on facebook and twitter and has called for an attack on embassy tripoli. that was two hours after that attack began when the consulate was still burning and five days later the u.s. ambassador to the united nations went on television talk shows on a sunday and said there was no evidence of a pre-planned terror attack. ambassador susan rice called the violence a spontaneous reaction to an anti-muslim video. well, today, the secretary of state hillary clinton said her investigators are looking into all the evidence and not as she put it cherry picking documents. >> posting something on
with news the u.s. unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in nearly four years. this is especially important because it's one of the last unemployment reports we're going to get before the presidential election. of course, both campaigns are putting their own versions on today's development. and we'll get their reactions in a matter of minutes. this morning, the labor department reporting unemployment fell from 8.1% to 7.8% last month after businesses added 114,000 jobs. here is a look at how the rate has fluctuated during president obama's administration. you can see that sharp rise in the beginning when we were still in a recession. and then a gradual slow lowering over the last couple of years. the unemployment news comes as we get word that americans borrowed $18 billion more in august than the month before. much of that borrowing coming in the form of credit cards and student loans. wall street reaction somewhat mixed today. the dow gaining 35 and closing at its highest level in nearly five years on this friday. the nasdaq dropped 13. the s&p 500 was flat.
on the american consulate in libya, the one that killed the u.s. ambassador and three other americans on september 11th. just last night, the secretary of state hillary clinton told fox news she takes responsibility for that attack. >> well, i'm responsible for the state department, for the more than 60,000 people around the world. the decisions about security assets are made by security professionals. but we're going to review everything to make sure that we're doing what needs to be done in an increasingly risky environment around the world. >> i think it's very laudable that she should throw herself under the bus, but, first of all, responsibility for american security doesn't lie with the secretary of state. it lies with the president of the united states. there was a sign on harry truman's desk that said, "the buck stops here." obviously there may be a sign on president obama's that he can says "the buck stops over there." >> shepard: some republicans are questioning the timing of secretary clinton's comments last evening, just hours before what analysts say could be a make or break debate fo
about the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya and his administration's response to it. he told john stewart from "the daley show" that the american government is one big praise and sometimes, quote, something screws up. but he is vowing to fix all of it. the 9/11 attack in benghazi killed an ambassador and three others. the presidential debate this week, during it governor romney accused of president obama of waiting two weeks to call it an act of terror. the president said he used the words the next day, but republicans point out other officials were telling a different story even days later. your fox top story and ed henry is on live in new york. the president is still dealing with this question. >> he is. when you talk to the president's campaign advisors he got the better of the exchange with mitt romney. nonetheless, they know that while they believe he looked like a statesman, he was showing leadership. he was showing up for his diplomats. there were so many confusing stories they have to clean it up. take a listen to what he said. quote, we weren't confused about the fact tha
the debate. and that is coming up later on "the fox report." but, first, the u.s. state department standing by turkey as it strikes back at syria. the turkish military fired artillery into syria both today and yesterday, after a syrian mortar shell killed 500 people or five people, rather, in a turkish border town officials in damascus have apologized. so far sorry is not cutting it in turkey. the prime minister says his country has no plans to go to war with syria and the latest retaliation is just meant as a warning. and the u.s. state department is on board with turkey's actions. listen. >> from our perspective, the response that turkey made was appropriate. it also was designed to strengthen the deterrent effect so that these kinds of things don't happen again. >> the question is whether turkey's military response will actually have that effect and keep syria from doing something like this in the future. either way, the turkish parliament has already approved a bill that authorizes military action against syria, even without support from the allies. "the fox report's" chief corresponden
. solid boost in government spending up nearly 10%. this helped expand the u.s. economy. defense spending increased 13%. government spending on everything else is up 3% there are other factors like personal consumption, that's the amount u.s. consumers buy that increased by 2%. housing also improved growth. holding back the economy, american businesses spending less and exporting fewer products. and the drought in the midwest, shep. >> shepard: what did wall street have to say about all of this? >> the g.d.p. report was slightly better than analysts had expected. the u.s. markets opened up. major averages fell on disappointing profit reports and weak economic outputs. hovered around even for the rest of the afternoon. the dow jones industrial average finished up 3.5. the nasdaq finished up 2. the s&p up one. all finished up for the week, shep. >> shepard: rich edson in washington. thanks. the white house says the economy is heading in the right direction even if it's growing too slowly. governor mitt romney called the numbers new evidence that president obama has come up short. >> slow ec
be the favorite, analysts said. that was before the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi that killed the ambassador to libya and three other americans. since then the president has been slipping in the polls. look at the latest survey here in florida. a crucial swing state. last month, president obama had a nine-point advantage on foreign policy among like ri voters, now it's down to one point. that is a statistical tie. then the state of ohio, obviously another key battleground state. president has lost six points on foreign policy there but his lead is still outside the margin of error. among likely voters nationwide there is a new post poll that shows the president's lead on handling international affairs has dropped from seven points to three points, a statistical tie. tonight we're learning more about what intelligence officials told the president about the consulate attack after it happened. at the last debate he called the attack an act of terror the very next day. five days later, the u.s. ambassador to united nations went on the sunday morning talk shows and said it was a sp
referring to it. making his reference to desire to cut taxes, grow the economy, restore the u.s. reputation around the world. he had three stops and this will be the third in ohio wrapping up the night. listen. >> the obama campaign doesn't have a plan. the obama campaign is slipping because he is talking about smaller and smaller things despite the fact that america has such huge challenges and this is such an opportunity for america. that is why on november 6th i'm counting on ohio to vote for big change. >> reporter: more romney continues to tout his debated performances. taken as totality many voters believe that mr. romney won them overall. they raised $111.8 million in first two weeks of october. no word on obama campaign where you can expect that money to go into the ground game. >> shep: latest state poll has governor romney trailing by five points. president had three times the field offices the governor does in ohio, yet governor romney's people say they are confident about their ground game. >> reporter: they are. there was a memo today. to give you an example. obama has 120 fiel
. president were you informed of some of these attacks on our consulate. two attacks on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. if not, why not? do you consider these serious events? if you were informed, what action was taken to protect the consulate. those were the two previous times the consulate were targeted back in april and june. lindsey graham trying to attack to the heart of the matter here. the third and final presidential debate next thursday night in florida. that's foreign policy not domestic at all. some of those questions may be coming up, shep. >> shepard: ed henry live in williamsburg, virginia. registered voters are expected to ask most of the voters. selected them from sample of people there in nassau county on long island where hofstra is located. gallup reported it asked each person a series of questions and selected those reporters who signaled that they were still uncommitted either side. but 100 people are scheduled to be in the audience. you can see the debate live right here on fox news channel tomorrow night begins just before 9:00 eastern, 8:00 central. we are planning
, then this auto would be a simple way for him to do it that's why u.s. and u.n. officials are appealing for unity among the lebanese because if lebanon goes up in flames we could be faced with that all-consuming regional conflict everyone fears, shep. >> shepard: let's hope now. jonathan hunt, thanks. the transportation security administration here at home is looking to get rid of some baggage screeners after the agency caught them on hidden cameras failing to do their jobs. this particular incident happened at newark liberty airport in new jersey across -- right across the river from new york. officials say they are planning to fire or suspend 44 of that airport security screeners and managers. the tsa installed the cameras last year to find possible thieves. and a cameras apparently caught some screeners failing to properly check our bags. a union representative denies that. but in a statement the tsa spokesperson writes accountability is an important aspect of our work and tsa takes prompt and appropriate action with any employee who does not follow our procedures and engages in misconducted.
's your policy? >> shepard: u.s. financial markets opened again today after the historic two day closure. [bell] >> mayor bloomberg, he runs the terminals and now rings the bell to open trading at the new york stock exchange the power is still out in that neighborhood, all everywhere surrounding it in will her manhattan. this was the first time in more than a century that severe weather shut down the markets for multiple days fox business network gerri willis is with us. it wasn't perfect today, was it? >> little stumble and bumble. we thought volume was going to be really high. a lot of people would want to buy and sell it. it was really unmarkable. >> i heard there was selling pressure band no. >> not so much. mankts finished mix as you can see. dow and nas tax. whole lot of nothing it was interesting, i thought, that some internet service down there was not very good. that did not help the traders themselves. >> no self-service down there anywhere that i know about. it is a mess. there were questions about whether this storm would end up delaying the jobs report we would end up gettin
. the military alliance held a rare emergency meeting, condemned the initial syrian attack. the u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton said the united states is outraged and the white house released a statement, part of which reads: we stand with our turkish ally and are continuing to consult closely on the path forward. syria and turkey our one-time allies turned enemy enemies now. turkey hosts hundreds of thousands of syrian refugees all of whom escaped that war. syria has hit turkish targets before including a turkish spy plane back in june. jennifer griffin following the situation from the pentagon. turkey, a member of the nato alines, now the nato leaders have come together. what came of that meeting? this was in a very unusual late night meeting called an emergency session in brussels among nato ambassadors. we understand that turkey has now asked the u.n. security council to take, quote, necessary actions against syria to stop these kind of attacks. it's interesting that that alliance meeting was called under article 4 of the nato charter as you know an attack by one is an attack by a
the attack on the consulate in benghazi. that attack, of course, killed the u.s. ambassador to libya and three other americans. today, governor mitt romney accused the vice president of, quote: doubling down on denial. >> when the vice president of the united states directly contradicts the sworn testimony of state department officials, american citizens have a right to know just what's going on. we're going to find out. >> shepard: well, reporters did try to find out at today's white house briefing. ed henry was there. is he our chief white house correspondent and is at the white house tonight. you asked the press secretary jay carney about this. what did he say? >> shep, he insisted, as you noted that vice president was not talking about the administration at large. he was talking about just the president and the vice president, not getting some sort of heads up about the security concerns. so i pressed him on whether this was an attempt to sort of push the blame off on the state department. take a listen. >> would you say on libya that basically the buck stops with the state depa
right on almost every single point. the east coast of the u.s. now taking a direct hit from the most powerful storm ever to hit the region. ever in recorded history. and tonight, officials in maryland are reporting the first death they have just reported it. and what they are calling a storm related crash. a life look now point pleasant in new jersey where the sun has set near the spot hurricane is now coming ashore: they say the monster storm will spread devastation far and wide on east coast and far beyond. one of two main roads into atlantic city, new jersey. look at this. it's washed out. hours before sandy even came ashore. the city shut down its casinos for but the fourth time in its history. today, governors up and down the east coast warned people to get out of the danger zones or stay inside. >> this the most catastrophic event that we have faced and been able to plan for in any of our lifetimes. >> this is going to be a long haul. the days ahead are going to be very difficult. there will be people who die and are killed in this storm. >> this is not a time to be a show off
the entire u.s. economy? it certainly has in america's largest city ground to a halt tonight. we'll get into that straight ahead as fox reports live tonight. ally bank. why they have a raise your rate cd. tonight our guest, thomas sargent. nobel laureate in economics, and one of the most cited economists in the world. professor sargent, can you tell me what cd rates will be in two years? no. if he can't, no one can. that's why ally has a raise your rate cd. ally bank. your money needs an ally. >> shepard: the great storm of 2012 bat ated of the east coast its impact has reached around the globe as people are still not able to fly into many parts of the region. jetblue airlines flooding at laguardia airport. the airlines have cancelled some 16,000 flights as a result of this storm. all the major airports in the new york city area are still closed. state officials hope to partially reopen jfk, probably for international flights tomorrow. and there were significant delays today as the storm continued to produce strong winds further west. flights arriving at chicago's o'hare reported averag
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